WaterGrass Fall Festival for Residents Was a Huge Success: Photos

It’s great to live in a community where you get the chance to celebrate holidays and seasons with your neighbors. At the WaterGrass Club, residents recently enjoyed a Fall Festival together hosted by the CDD. The event included a hayride, emoji ball toss, candy sand art, plinko, and a spin wheel. Children enjoyed making candy apple teeth with peanut butter and marshmallows, and everyone loved eating delicious Halloween snack mix and cotton candy.

Check out a few photos from the event!

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5 Reasons WaterGrass Offers the Ultimate Convenience

We love the location of WaterGrass within the booming community of Wesley Chapel, Florida. Residents enjoy easy access to I-75 as well as all the benefits of living near the restaurants, shopping, and entertainment of Tampa. And for those days when you are looking to enjoy local retail and daily-life resources, we are surrounded by convenience—with even more growth coming soon!

Residents at WaterGrass enjoy being near:

WatergrassElem11. Education. Residents love having WaterGrass Elementary School on-site, as well as the quality education at Thomas E. Weightman Middle School and Wesley Chapel High School nearby. And Pasco Hernando State College recently opened a beautiful new Porter Campus, which is just a short drive from WaterGrass.

2. Grocery. Walmart and Publix Super Market are both just 5 miles away (located off of S.R. 54).

3. Shopping and restaurants. Finding a place to shop or dine is never an issue for residents of WaterGrass, and it is only getting easier. Several dining choices are just down the road on S.R. 54. It’s wonderful to be so near the Grove at Wesley Chapel, located on 54 just a few minutes away, which includes Bed Bath & Beyond, Best Buy, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Old Navy, TJ Maxx, Toys R Us, Babies R Us, Ulta, and more.

1L8B9738_RT-1024x6834. Healthcare. In recent years, both Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel and the state-of-the-art Florida Hospital Health and Wellness Center opened, so residents have convenient access to health care and fitness options. And just this year, we were excited to open our on-site fitness center and the new 6-lane Jr. Olympic pool within the WaterGrass Club, so you don’t even have to leave the community to stay fit.

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5. Entertainment.
Aside from the entertainment offered constantly at the Shops at WireGrass, you’ll find nearby golf and tennis at Saddlebrook Resort and Spa, the Groves 16 Theatre and Cinebistro when you want to catch a movie, and of course, all of the sports, museums, and attractions that
are part of living near a big city like Tampa. You can also find amazing amenities throughout WaterGrass, including parks and playgrounds, basketball andtennis courts, and, of course, the WaterGrass Club, which includes a fitness center with a children’s playroom, a social gathering room, and the pool areas, which include a resort pool with a zero entry section, a splash zone, and lap lanes, a brand new Jr. Olympic 6-lane pool, as well as tropical landscaping and a large lanai and several shade structures off the pool areas.

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And even more exciting growth is coming soon! Just minutes away at Wiregrass Ranch, 2,720,800 square feet of retail space is planned. This includes the Wiregrass shops on 54, which is currently under construction. This retail strip center will include 12,600 square feet of new retail space.

There’s never been a better time to find your dream home at WaterGrass! Make an appointment to visit today to check out available homes and builders.


7 Cheap or Free Summer Fun Ideas for Families in the Tampa Area

We love the location of WaterGrass—in the heart of the growing, beautiful town of Wesley Chapel, Florida, just a short drive from Tampa, and surrounded by all the nature that we love to highlight within our community. And we love that families always have something fun to do in this area, packed with entertainment options.

Family Friendly Tampa Bay recently put together a comprehensive list of 99 free and cheap things to do for families in the area. We’ve checked out their incredible list and pulled a few of our favorites! See below for nearby family fun this summer that doesn’t break the bank!

1. Free Summer Kids Movies at Cobb Theatres in Wesley Chapel. 

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Where: 6333 Wesley Grove Blvd, Wesley Chapel, FL 33544
When: Tues-Thurs throughout the summer

See free movies all summer long! They have a great list of titles for their free series, including many popular movies from the past year. Check out the schedule, which includes hits like Peanuts Movie, Alvin & The Chipmunks: The Road Chip, and more.

2. Drive-In Movie Fun at Joy Lan Drive In in Dade City! 

8LRG-300x300Cost: Free for 3 and under, $1 ages 4-9, $5 ages 10 and up
Where: 16414 US 301, Dade City, FL 33523
When: Wed-Sun, double features begin at 8:45!

What’s a summer without a trip to the drive-in! See a double feature, and be sure to follow these tips from Family Friendly Tampa Bay.

3. Free Tuesdays at Glazer Children’s Museum

8LRG-300x300Cost: Free on the First Tuesday of the month from 2-7 PM. (Normally $9.50 Child/$15 Adult)
Where: 110 West Gasparilla Plaza, Tampa, FL 33602

Your kids will love exploring this interactive Children’s Museum that is only 30 minutes from WaterGrass. They can play at a water table, find buried treasure, charter a boat, make a storm, fight fires, shop at a grocery store and more!

4. Splash the Day Away at Sunwest Park

Screen-Shot-2015-08-19-at-8.32.14-AM-1024x507Cost: $5 parking, $10 for Aqua Park, $10 for Kayak and Paddleboard
Where: 17362 Old Dixie Hwy, Hudson, FL 34667

You’ll love this new gem of northwest Pasco County. Enjoy the views of the beautiful white sand of the 70 acre spring-fed lake. You’ll find plenty for everyone to do, including renting a kayak or paddle board, splashing your way through the Aqua Park (an inflatable obstacle course), and more! A great day trip from WaterGrass.

5. Free Music at Rock the Park Tampa

RockParkCost: Free
Where: Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, 600 North Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602
When: First Thursday of every month, 6:30 PM.

Downtown Tampa offers free monthly music concerts on the first Thursday of every month! You’ll love the lively atmosphere, the local talent, and the beautiful setting. And visit the two spray fountains to cool off on a hot summer day.

6. Read Your Way to a Free Rays Game!

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Where: Local Library and Tropicana Field, One Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg, FL

Visit your local library for a game card, complete the tasks, and earn a free ticket to a Rays game! While you’re at it, join the library’s summer reading club program and earn even more prizes for reading time.

7. Visit mermaids at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park

8LRG-300x300Cost: $13 for adults, $8 for kids 6-12, 5 and under free
Where: 6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee, FL 34606

Another fun and unique day trip—just 50 minutes from Wesley Chapel. This 538-acre park features a 400-seat submerged theater so you can take in a live mermaid show. You can also take a boat cruise, canoe, or kayak. And on Bucaneer Bay, you can enjoy a flume ride, white sandy beach, and a picnic in a beautiful pavilion.

And, as a WaterGrass resident, you’ll love everything that is right within the community for summer fun anytime—parks and playgrounds, basketball and tennis courts, and, of course, the WaterGrass Club, which includes a resort pool with a zero entry section, a splash park, and lap lanes, a brand new Jr. Olympic 6-lane pool, as well as tropical landscaping and a large lanai off the pool area.

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Reminder: If You're Looking To Buy a New Home, Join Us This Saturday for Our Cool Off Family Fun Event!

Are you looking for a new home? We can’t wait to see you this Saturday from Noon-3PM! Come ready to check out all of the fully furnished and professionally decorated models, and at each model enjoy a tour, food, and entertainment—including a magician, balloon artist, face painter, caricature artist, and more!

What: Cool Off at WaterGrass!
Where: WaterGrass Models, Wesley Chapel, Florida
When: Saturday, June 25, Noon-3 pm
Enjoy: Food, model tours, and entertainment, including a magician, balloon artist, a face painter, a caricature artist and more!

It will be a great opportunity to experience summer life at WaterGrass as if you’re already a part of our neighborhood, and see all of the homes available from our incredible builders. We have something for everyone, with homes available from the upper $100s to over $1 million.

And we have several move-in ready homes so you can find a new home without the wait! Then you can really cool off this summer at the WaterGrass Club pools—resort-style pool, children’s splash zone, and our new Jr. Olympic pool!

We look forward to seeing you there! Join our eList to be notified of future fun WaterGrass events!


WaterGrass Hosts 30+ Area Realtors from Berkshire Hathaway

In early June, we were pleased to host over 30 realtors from The Florida Properties Group of  Berkshire Hathaway at the WaterGrass Club for a breakfast and conference. Here they had the chance to bring together a few of their offices, as well as to learn about the exciting new events and happenings at WaterGrass, including the recent Club Expansion with a fitness center, gathering room, and Jr. Olympic swimming pool. They were able to tour both the Club Expansion and all of the decorated models available from our fabulous builders.

They also enjoyed time to talk about their four-year strategic plan and the values of Berkshire Hathaway. We were happy to host the realtors and to provide pastries, fruit, and coffee, and to learn more about this great company. Thank you, Berkshire Hathaway, for partnering with us for this event.

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We look forward to hosting more realtor events in the future!

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